environment and ICT
This year's RightsCon will be held from 5-8 June in Costa Rica and online, where APC will focus on the themes of gender and sexuality, climate and environmental justice and gender-responsive cybersecurity. Here is our resource kit of knowledge, research and recommended readings to help us all prepare to engage with each other at this event.
This submission was prepared in response to a call for inputs from the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights for a workshop on promoting and protecting economic, social and cultural rights within the context of addressing inequalities in the recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.
This year's theme of Earth Day is “Invest In Our Planet”, and we showcase how APC members across the world are taking the lead here as well as two landmark publications that point to how we all can contribute to environmental justice and sustainability.
Our use of technology can often separate us from the reality of environmental degradation. This session identified threats and opportunities for digital technologies to work for local communities and environmental justice.
This episode of the podcast "the fire these times", hosted by Lebanese writer Joey Ayoub, explores the danger of assuming that technology can usher in solutions to the climate crisis, as digitalisation comes with its own problems, such as the ecological costs of producing tech products.
APC is pleased to welcome Acción Ecológica, an organisation based in Ecuador that works to counteract the environmental impacts of destructive economic activities, as a new addition to our growing network of members.
E-waste is a growing problem, and finding uses for redundant ICT equipment has been on the minds of sustainability experts for years. However, it turns out it's also been on the minds of some artists!
APC commissioned five of its members to conduct research in their country on the topic of ICTs and environmental sustainability. This report compiles and summarises the findings of research conducted in five different countries.